Box Office Coordinator

POSITION: BOX OFFICE CO-ORDINATOR

START DATE: June 27th, 2022 DURATION: 8 weeks

WAGE: $15.50/hour x 35 hours/week LOCATION: Prescott, ON

 

POSITION OVERVIEW: The participant’s primary responsibility will be to be the primary contact with members of the public in our performance box office. They will be tasked with the running of our performance box office sales and souvenir shop. This includes selling tickets, directing customer inquiries and daily sales reconciliations. It includes handling cash and credit cards. As a key member of our public relations team, the participant will handle patron concerns and transactions in person and ensuring the safety and comfort of our patrons when in the theatre space. Once familiar with the company they may be given responsibility to oversee and promote our UNDER 14 GO FREE and PAY WHAT YOU CAN programs. They will also schedule and organize our volunteers who act as ushers. In general they will be the first point of contact for the Festival during performances.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: Working in consultation with the board, staff, and volunteers, primary responsibilities of the Box Office Coordinator include:

  • Efficiently run the box office performing cash handling etc.

  • Recruitment, mobilization, training, assignment and coordination of all volunteers

  • ensure the smooth operation of the Festival’s ticket sales and volunteer force

  • track volunteer contributions

  • perform office duties as required

  • other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS necessary for the successful performance of the position include:

  • between the ages of 18 and 30 (Canada Summer Jobs Program)

  • demonstrated interest in the performing arts

  • interpersonal and collaborative skills

  • well‐developed communications, public relations and administrative skills

  • self‐direction and ability to take initiative in a dynamic work environment

  • ability to prioritize work, problem solve and manage numerous tasks simultaneously

  • comfortable working outdoors, available to work evenings and weekends and

 

TO APPLY: Send your resume with a letter of interest by June 1st - 5 pm:

By Mail or in-person:
General Manager

Ingrid Bjornson Email: gm@stlawrenceshakespeare.ca

PO Box 119 206 King Street West

Prescott, ON K0E 1T0

 

We appreciate all applications but only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.